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Schwabe News Volume 3 | Issue 5 & 6| October & December 2012

Editorial

There seems to be better support from the Governments to homoeopathy and other alternative systems. There have been new dispensaries and hospitals set up by the Central and State Governments. Rajasthan Chief Minister had recently inaugurated an exclusive homoeopathy hospital. The second news covers about the UP Government’s plan to integrate homoeopathy and other AYUSH systems in the state. This will give better exposure to the citizens to these systems. The third news is about the better coverage for homoeopathy and other alternative systems by the recent mediclaim policies. It should be remembered that the Government had recently announced the draft norms on health insurance.

Under Proving, a reproving of a well-established drug, Aurum metallicum, is covered. The drug has been in use since Hahnemann’s time itself. This recent proving done in Germany has established many new mental symptoms and themes.

There are times when we are clueless while managing gynaecological cases. Janosia ashoka is definitely one of the saviours in many such situations. In the last few decades there have many researches which have confirmed the role of this drug scientifically. This drug is presented to the readers with such latest updates.

Low blood pressure is often ignored in cases which are asymptomatic. At times we come across patients with some complaints like dizziness, blurred vision, weakness, etc. Though they are well managed with indicated drugs, at times patient may expect quick relief in this fast moving life, so that their work will not get suffered. Angioton, a product for hypotension, is covered under product watch.

Apart from the above, there have been interesting research abstracts given under ‘Research News’. Enjoy reading them and send us your feedback.

 

Dr. R. Valavan, BHMS, MD (Hom)

Editor